Mr. Ume Onwuka Sr.

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Mr. Onwuka has over 20 years professional experience in cost accounting, financial accounting, auditing and management consulting.  Starting in 1984, he has excelled in performing cost accounting, auditing, financial accounting and management consulting roles in industry, government, and public accounting.

Of special note is the recognition he received for the exceptional professional auditing, accounting and management consulting services he provided in the State of Virginia.   In this regard, he received special mention and letter of recommendation for his accounting and auditing services as a member of the Virginia Governor’s Best Practice Team during the Gilmore administration.  As member of the Governor’s Best Practice team, he served as Senior Auditor, Senior Accountant and Senior Management Analyst to the Commonwealth of Virginia and later served as District Audit Manager to the Northern Virginia District of the Virginia Department of Transportation. As Senior Management Analyst, Mr. Onwuka served with the Governor’s Best Practice Team reviewing agency processes to identify and analyze activity-based cost areas for improvement under the direction of the then Chief of Staff.

In public accounting, he led several A-133 Single Audits, A-123 Internal Control audits, forensic audits, compliance audits, financial statement audits, and audits of non-profits for Federal and local government grantees and private clients. These included the Federal Communications Commission, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, the District of Columbia, the City of Richmond, and other government entities.

Mr. Onwuka is also a versatile and experienced accountant and auditor.   In this regard, he has managed his own CPA firm whereby he prepared and advised on corporate, non-profit and individual taxes, accounting, auditing, and management consulting.  Moreover, he provided auditing and cost accounting services for Norfolk Southern Railroad.   During this period, he assisted in the preparation and reviews of corporate taxes.  He provided assistance with preparing activity-based costing and job order costs.   And, he performed compliance, operational, forensic, financial and fraud audits for the organization.